The three parties will meet later this month to discuss plans to create a single party representing the Kachin people.
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Fewer fatal accidents were reported on the first day of Thingyan this year, amid new restrictions and an increased police presence.
Bringing Burma’s national census to Wa State paid off in many ways, including increasing cooperation among communities long at odds with each other.
The release began on 11 April and will continue until the “low water period” is over, said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.